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Amcor joins the ‘New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’

November 1, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Amcor has signed up to a new global initiative aimed at reducing waste and pollution from plastic packaging. The company has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, a first-of-its-kind collaboration which was announced on Monday at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia. Sponsored by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) in collaboration with

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New ARENA-backed project to examine the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme

November 1, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Origin Energy has received $2 million in funding from ARENA to assess the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme. Located 150 kilometres south of Sydney, the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Storage Scheme currently consists of two pumped storage

Victoria’s first of two grid scale batteries unveiled at Ballarat

October 24, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

AusNet Services and EnergyAustralia have officially commissioned Victoria’s first grid scale battery project in Ballarat. Located at AusNet Services’ Ballarat terminal substation, the 30 MW / 30 MWh Ballarat Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is

ARENA announces $6m in funding for Australia’s first ultra-fast charging network

October 23, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $6 million in funding to Chargefox Pty Ltd to roll out Australia’s first ultra-rapid charging network for EVs. The project will see Chargefox roll out 21 charging sites on interstate highways

New energy-from-waste facility to generate hundreds of jobs in WA

October 19, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $23 million in funding to help build Australian-first energy-from-waste project. Located 40 km south of Perth in WA, the $668 million facility will recover energy from waste, delivering

New ARENA-backed initiative to help Australian firms to switch to renewables

October 17, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

ARENA will provide $500,000 to Climate-KIC Australia, WWF-Australia and UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures to help build Australia’s first Business Renewables Centre. The $1.74 million project, which is also supported by the NSW and Victorian

ARENA partners up with Monash and Indra Australia to trial microgrid at Monash campus

October 15, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), Monash University and Indra Australia have joined forces to ensure the success of a $7.1 million project – dubbed Monash Smart Energy City project. The aim of the Monash Smart Energy City project is to